Volga, South Dakota

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Population in 2014: 1,817 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +26.6%
Males: 920  (50.6%)
Females: 897  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  29.6 years
South Dakota median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 57071.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $52,556 (it was $41,818 in 2000)
Volga:

$52,556
SD:

$48,947

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,251 (it was $18,237 in 2000)

Volga city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $154,289 (it was $75,600 in 2000)
Volga:

$154,289
SD:

$138,400

Median gross rent in 2013: $654.

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  • Races in Volga, SD (2013)

    Volga races chart
    • 2,00891.6%White alone
    • 1014.6%Hispanic
    • 321.5%Black alone
    • 251.1%Two or more races
    • 140.6%Asian alone
    • 80.4%American Indian alone

Races in Volga detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Volga: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (29.7%), Norwegian (26.1%), Irish (7.6%), Dutch (6.2%), Swedish (4.4%), Polish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 7/10/1903

Elevation: 1634 feet

Land area: 0.77 square miles.

Population density: 2,358 people per square mile   (low).

Volga, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Volga:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Volga city:

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 62.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.1%
South Dakota:

1.8%



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Volga, South Dakota as of June 28, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Volga to the number of sex offenders is 356 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,042 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,052 (1.5%)

Volga satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (55.2 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (185.3 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (497.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Brookings, SD (2.6 miles ), Sinai, SD (2.8 miles) , Bruce, SD (2.9 miles ), Arlington, SD (3.3 miles ), Nunda, SD (3.5 miles) , Aurora, SD (3.5 miles ), Bushnell, SD (3.7 miles) , White, SD (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $109,600
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $91,300
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $104,200
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $165,600
  • 2006: 21 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $184,700
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $241,700
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $241,700
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $143,900
  • 2013: 14 buildings, average cost: $169,300
  • 2014: 14 buildings, average cost: $169,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.32 N, Longitude: 96.92 W

Area code: 605

Volga household income distribution Volga home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.8%
South Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +111 (+8.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Volga: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Volga, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Volga-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Dakota state average. It is 46% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.4 miles away from the Volga city center injured 5 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1993, a category F4 tornado 22.1 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Volga-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 102.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 123.3 miles away from Volga center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 677.4 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 98.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 146.0 miles away from Volga center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Brookings County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Volga topographic map

Birthplace of: Del Paddock - Baseball player.

Main business address for: SOUTH DAKOTA SOYBEAN PROCESSORS LLC (AGRICULTURE SERVICES).

Hospitals and medical centers near Volga:

  • SATELLITE DIALYSIS - BROOKINGS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; BROOKINGS, SD)
  • BROOKINGS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; BROOKINGS, SD)
  • BROOKINGS HOSPITAL HOSPICE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; BROOKINGS, SD)
  • BROOKVIEW MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BROOKINGS, SD)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - ARLINGTON (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ARLINGTON, SD)
  • WHITE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; WHITE, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Volga:

  • South Dakota State University (about 7 miles; Brookings, SD; Full-time enrollment: 10,392)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 53 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 59 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 76 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • University of South Dakota (about 107 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Ridgewater College (about 108 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Northern State University (about 110 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)

Public high school in Volga:

Public elementary/middle schools in Volga:

Private elementary/middle school in Volga:

  • VOLGA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 54, Location: 223 E 6TH ST, Grades: PK-8)
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Notable locations in Volga: Volga Fire Department (A), Volga City Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Brookings County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 65.2. This is about average.

City:

65.2
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 35.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 20.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.30
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.0%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 4.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.6% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.8%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.7%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Volga, South Dakota environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Volga (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Volga: The First National Bank Of Volga at 303 Kasan Avenue, branch established on 1902/01/02. Info updated 2009/08/26: Bank assets: $42.6 mil, Deposits: $38.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: North Central Financial Services, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
South Dakota average:

10.0

Volga travel time to work - commute Volga mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Volga city (based on Brookings County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,44418
Catholic4,8445
Evangelical Protestant4,01829
Other6334
None15,026-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Brookings County:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Brookings County:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.5%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Brookings County:

27.9%
South Dakota:

27.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.4%
State:

14.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Volga:

45.1%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

39.2%
South Dakota:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Volga:

28.6
South Dakota:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.0%
South Dakota:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Volga:

10.5%
South Dakota:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
South Dakota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Volga:

33.1%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Volga:

51.8%
South Dakota:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Volga:

76.7%
State:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Volga, SD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$11,554$46,2160$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,650$43,8001$1,288
Sewerage 1$2,834$34,0080$0
Water Supply 1$3,760$45,1200$0
Electric Power 2$9,448$56,6880$0
Totals for Government 8$31,246$46,8691$1,288

8.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,586 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.41%
South Dakota average:

7.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Minnehaha County, SD  1.06% ($28,939 average AGI)
from Moody County, SD  0.25% ($38,074)
from Codington County, SD  0.24% ($23,769)


9.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,466 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.60%
South Dakota average:

7.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Minnehaha County, SD  1.62% ($28,124 average AGI)
to Lincoln County, SD  0.46% ($67,800)
to Pennington County, SD  0.35% ($27,921)

Strongest AM radio stations in Volga:

  • KJJQ (910 AM; 1 kW; VOLGA, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBRK (1430 AM; 1 kW; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF BROOKINGS, INC.)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KOKK (1210 AM; 5 kW; HURON, SD; Owner: DAKOTA COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Volga:

  • KKQQ (102.3 FM; VOLGA, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBRK-FM (93.7 FM; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF HURON, INC.)
  • KESD (88.3 FM; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • K285EX (105.5 FM; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)
  • KSDJ (90.7 FM; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKHG (107.9 FM; FLANDREAU, SD; Owner: LA COMMUNIQUE, INC.)
  • KKCK (99.7 FM; MARSHALL, MN; Owner: KMHL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KDBX (107.1 FM; CLEAR LAKE, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KDLO-FM (96.9 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KIXX (96.1 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSDR-FM (92.9 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF BROOKINGS, INC.)
  • KKLS-FM (104.7 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • K209DX (89.7 FM; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Volga:

  • K40FZ (Channel 40; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KESD-TV (Channel 8; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • K38CQ (Channel 38; HURON, SD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KDLO-TV (Channel 3; FLORENCE, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K50DG (Channel 50; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K35GR (Channel 35; BADGER, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)

Volga fatal accident list:

Jun 23, 1999 07:13 PM, Us-14, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Volga)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 4 Mi N (Lat: 44.385250 Lon: -96.840611), Call Sign: KNAS863
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.865 MHzGrant Date: 02/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/20/2021, Certifier: Bruce KleinjanRegistrant: Sioux Falls Two Way Radio Svc. Inc., 700 E. 3rd. St., Sioux Falls, SD 57103, Phone: (605) 334-9816, Fax: (605) 334-1554, Email:
  • 202 Kasan St (Lat: 44.322194 Lon: -96.925333), Call Sign: WNDK608, Licensee ID: L00451307
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.210 MHzGrant Date: 06/27/2015, Expiration Date: 08/28/2025Registrant: City Of Volga, 226 Kasan Ave, Volga, SD 57071, Phone: (605) 627-9113
  • 1.2 Km S Of Us Hwy 14 1.6 Km W (Lat: 44.315250 Lon: -96.946444), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPKA264
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.175 MHzGrant Date: 01/13/2012, Expiration Date: 01/19/2022, Certifier: Steve MeyerRegistrant: Consolidated Electric Company, 141 S Lafayette Fwy, Saint Paul, MN 55107-1420, Fax: (612) 224-3628
  • 100 Caspian Ave. (Lat: 44.324972 Lon: -96.911444), Call Sign: WQTA211
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.200 MHz, 467.300 MHz, 463.412 MHz, 464.137 MHz, 464.437 MHzGrant Date: 12/17/2013, Expiration Date: 12/17/2023, Certifier: Ann FosterRegistrant: Sftw, 700 E. 3 Rd. St., Sioux Falls, SD 57103, Phone: (605) 334-9816, Fax: (605) 334-1554, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Volga)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Volga)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Volga and their reported violations in the past:

VOLGA (Population served: 1,768, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between AUG-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-11-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between AUG-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-11-2013)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 19
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Volga, SD
Most common first names in Volga, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2376.0 years
William1182.4 years
George1076.7 years
Henry981.0 years
Edward980.4 years
Emma877.2 years
Herman883.0 years
Richard869.2 years
Robert764.0 years
Jennie782.1 years
Most common last names in Volga, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nelson1879.4 years
Olson1182.3 years
Bortnem1180.1 years
Hillestad985.1 years
Hanson975.3 years
Pederson978.0 years
Vandenberg968.6 years
Dahl980.0 years
Johnson982.7 years
Clark884.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Electricity (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Volga compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 14 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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